If You Can Pronounce These 9 Words, You’ve Lived In Cleveland For Far Too Long
Here in Northeast Ohio, the locals are a breed of people with unique attitudes and lifestyles. We also possess a unique vernacular in addition to an accent that is all our own. If you can pronounce these words without thinking twice, you are a true Cleveland native.
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Language is a fascinating thing, but it is particularly interesting to know how and why particular groups pronounce things in a certain way. Here in Greater Cleveland, we locals are familiar with a wide range of words that would stump out-of-towners. How many of these words do you recognize?
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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